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» In Autistic Kids, ‘Thinking in Words’ Improves Mental Flexibility - Psych Central News

» In Autistic Kids, ‘Thinking in Words’ Improves Mental Flexibility - Psych Central News | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
When children with autism 'mentally talk things through,' they have an easier time unraveling complex everyday tasks, which may lead to more flexible thinking...
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Teenager Writes Two Books for SPD Kiddos

Pretty cool, Alexander! Alexander Fields-Lefkovic, 18, of Plantation, Fla., a senior at Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, has written two books to help children with sensory processing disorders build their strength and coordination.
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Therapeutic Weighted Belts Improve Body Awareness, Self-Control & Relaxation in Autistic and ADHD Children and Adults

Therapeutic Weighted Belts Improve Body Awareness, Self-Control & Relaxation in Autistic and ADHD Children and Adults | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
Two new weighted therapy belts are shown to promote self-calming, balance, and increased body awareness by enhancing proprioceptive feedback.
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BYOD Success Story

BYOD Success Story | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
This week I was in a high school Learning Center Support classroom and noticed a student reading from his personal Kindle Fire. The LC teacher mentioned to me that the student preferred reading on the Kindle device.
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Blue Ridge Speech & Hearing Unveils Sensory Room - Leesburg Today

Blue Ridge Speech & Hearing Unveils Sensory Room - Leesburg Today | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
Blue Ridge Speech & Hearing Unveils Sensory RoomLeesburg TodayThe new sensory room will allow the nonprofit to offer physical therapy services for the first time and will be used for therapy sessions with special needs children and children with...
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ARK Therapy Giveaway

ARK Therapy Giveaway | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
It's a giveaway day! A few weeks ago the SLP's over at ARK Therapeutic Services, Inc, contacted me about reviewing some of their products and doing a giveaway.
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Parents of (Awesome) Autistic kids, please share your stories!

Parents of (Awesome) Autistic kids, please share your stories! | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
Reblogged from The Third Glance:
Dear Blogosphere, I saw this blog post yesterday morning – Parents.com wants stories from Autism parents, because you know, what’s better to celebrate “Autism Awareness Month” than real life stories?
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Glow Stick Sensory Activities

Glow Stick Sensory Activities | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
It’s Friday night and we’re all getting ready for the weekend. So what is a crazy sensory activity to do with the kids that is easy and fun? Glow sticks! We tried out glow-sticks in the bath tub last night.
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Sensory Processing Disorder | L'il Aussie Prems - Supporting ...

As most of us know, processing sensory information is a daily activity. It occurs without us even being aware of it. We are all constantly managing sensory information from our sight, our hearing, tasting, touching and smelling.
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This is the Song That Never Ends: Facilitated Communication

This is the Song That Never Ends: Facilitated Communication | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
Yesterday, I wrote a post about how facebook is a rapid, easy way to spread misinformation and pseudoscience, and the difficulties in figuring out how to respond to pseudoscience when you see it.
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Learning About Friends with Elmo

Learning About Friends with Elmo | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
Recently, Heidi over at Pediastaff shared an adorable YouTube video on one of her many Pinterest boards.  If you don’t know about it already, it is the I’m Elmo and I Know it!
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New App Would Help Apes Talk To Humans

New App Would Help Apes Talk To Humans | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Bonobo Hope Great Ape Trust Sanctuary in Des Moines, Iowa, have developed a tablet app that allows apes and humans to communicate through lexigrams.
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Ball Chairs in the Classroom

Ball Chairs in the Classroom | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
                                                  Sensory  Benefits of a Ball Chair! Activates and maintains the vestibular system in “alert mode” the entire time the...
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SPD and the Sense of Touch

SPD and the Sense of Touch | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
Sensory Processing Disorder affects people in an array of different ways. A tag in his clothes or an askew sock can send my son into a meltdown. How does it affect your child’s sense of touch?
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Cell Phone Use in Pregnancy May Cause Behavioral Disorders in Offspring, Mouse Study Suggests

Cell Phone Use in Pregnancy May Cause Behavioral Disorders in Offspring, Mouse Study Suggests | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
Exposure to radiation from cell phones during pregnancy affects the brain development of offspring, potentially leading to hyperactivity, Yale School of Medicine researchers have determined.The results, based on studies in mice, are published in...
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Reflections Upon D-Day (Diagnosis Day)

Reflections Upon D-Day (Diagnosis Day) | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
A year ago, we took Callum to see a developmental pediatrician.  And, because some of his symptoms were somewhat atypical, the doctor said he was hoping he might just be delayed.
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Homeschooling Mom of Four: Sensory Processing Disorder

Homeschooling Mom of Four: Sensory Processing Disorder | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
So when this {unofficial} diagnosis was brought up last Friday, I began to think about how I process certain things, especially sounds. I seldom listen to music in the house. I don't like "background noise".
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The Power Sensations...watch it all fall into place!

The Power Sensations...watch it all fall into place! | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
                                                      The Power Sensations                                           PROPRIOCEPTION        VESTIBULAR          TACTILEThese three forms of sensory input are called the “power sensations” due to the...
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Understanding Autism

Understanding Autism | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
I live in New Delhi India- a high school teacher by profession and a mother of a 5 year old Autistic? PDD? child. My son has mild sensory issues.
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Homemade Dough Stamps

Homemade Dough Stamps | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
I made these with a glue gun and recycled tops from single serve chocolate milk bottles (from fast food restaurants). We had six caps, so I sat down with the kids and a piece of paper and we planned our six designs.
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3-D Collage

3-D Collage | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
Well it's been nearly a month since I've posted something new.....for any of you who work in schools, you know that life gets crazy by this time of year with new referrals, re-evaluations, and IEP's.  Some how, it all gets finished, right?
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Autism Jabberwocky: Study: Self-Injurious Behaviors in Autism

Autism Jabberwocky: Study: Self-Injurious Behaviors in Autism | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
We assessed 7 factors that may influence self-injury in a large cohort of children with ASD: (a) atypical sensory processing; (b) impaired cognitive ability; (c) abnormal functional communication; (d) abnormal social functioning; ...
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Behavior and Sensory Processing Needs | More Sensorcises for the ...

Behavior and Sensory Processing Needs | More Sensorcises for the ... | Sensory Processing | Scoop.it
We will spend the first few weeks establishing a link between behaviors and processing issues. Later we venture into hands on activities that help develop strong sensory processing systems. Please pose questions, ask for ...
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